External Resources


Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov)

United States Census Bureau. Get additional population data, economic data, housing data and much more.

UGA's Georgia Statistics System (http://www.georgiastats.uga.edu/)

Socio-economic data (e.g. unemployment, crime, education, labor) available here.

CDC WONDER (http://wonder.cdc.gov/)

WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available.

WISQARS™ (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) (http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html)

WISQARS™ is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/index.htm)

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the world’s largest, on-going telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984.

Youth Online (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/youthonline/App/Default.aspx)

Youth Online lets you analyze national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from 1991-2009. Data from high school and middle school surveys are included. You can filter and sort on the basis of race/ethnicity, sex, grade, or site, create customized tables and graphs, and perform statistical tests by site and health topic.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

Provides US public health statistics including diseases, pregnancies, births, aging, and mortality.

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/data/interactive/

Census SAIPE Poverty Data

Public Health Data Sources & Assessment Tools http://www.astho.org/Programs/Access/Public-Health-Data-Sources---Assessment-Tools/

Public Health Data Sources & Assessment Tools:A Resource Compendium to Measure Access and Health Disparities

Prevention Status Reports http://www.cdc.gov/stltpublichealth/psr/

The Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to prevent or reduce 10 important public health problems.

Social Vulnerability Index http://svi.cdc.gov/

Social vulnerability refers to the resilience of communities when confronted by external stresses on human health, stresses such as natural or human-caused disasters, or disease outbreaks. Social Vulnerability Atlas